Cardano Community Digest - 13 June 2022

Welcome to the Cardano Community Newsletter!

Published by the Cardano community team every two weeks, this newsletter will provide you with news, updates, and events about the project!

For some impressions from the Consensus 2022 event, please see our forum post here:

(also some community pictures)

Introducing Lace 1.0, the new light wallet platform from Input Output, announced first at Consensus 2022

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Designed to cater to a variety of users interested in leveraging Cardano’s infrastructure to optimize their wallet experience, Lace will allow everyone to become a part of the crypto space. The light wallet will provide unparalleled security and functionality. So, whether you’re a crypto-savvy user, an enthusiast, an ada holder, or a newbie, Lace 1.0 will provide a friendly and intuitive experience to:

  • securely store your funds
  • transact and make payments
  • store and view your non-fungible tokens (NFTs)
  • delegate stake
  • interact with different DApps

Read more about Lace here in the recently released blog from IOG

Plutus Community Docs: a new documentation site for devs, by devs

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As Plutus matures, this new community-driven documentation site will offer a valuable source of documentation from developers building on Cardano.

All developers can expect a ton more content on PCD about Plutus and Marlowe, including new tools and new industry-standard guides to break through into development. IOG will help organize challenges to populate the site for the greatest benefit of the Cardano community. Read the full blog here

New Release of Open-Source Cardano Web3 Decentralized Applications Tool Stack

Emurgo and the Cardano Foundation recently announced the release of a decentralized application backend (DAB) solution, for Cardano’s Web3 developer community.

The newly released DAB solution is an MVP (Minimum Viable Product) that provides an open-source alternative for Cardano developers to build decentralized applications (dApps) on Cardano’s blockchain. Read more about the newly released DAB

Weekly development report as of 2022-06-10

Every week IOG releases a high level summary weekly development report.

In this week’s report, we read about scaling, wallets and services, smart contracts, and the Cardano node. View the full report here

CF Delegation Application Form is open for the next round (July 2022)

  • In case you missed it, the Cardano Foundation Delegation Application Form is open for the next round happening in July 2022. The form will be open to new responses until June 26, 2022, at 22:00. (GMT+2). Find here our announcement and a link to the application form.

  • As part of the new delegation strategy, the Cardano Foundation previously examined what pools do while they have the delegation. Based on the findings 296 pools were chosen this round to receive an honorable mention and a shortlist of 73 pools for their outstanding contribution. See here the the official announcement.

Cardano Reddit Top 2 Most Engaged Topics

Below are the most engaded topics on Reddit

  • It didn’t even really started… and it’s already the most advanced, stable and secure blockchain. Source post
  • Cardano is 110,848x more energy-efficient than Bitcoin. Source post

Cardano Forum Hot Topics

  • As our community continues to grow, and more and more people join our space, it is always good (from time to time) to take a look at some best practices for keeping safe online.

  • While nothing is foolproof, following these guidelines as well as having a general awareness of the threats that are out there enable you to use cryptocurrency with more peace of mind and less risk of being a victim of fraud, theft, and scams.

  • Below are several posts that can help you on your way to safely navigating the crypto landscape and keeping your assets safe. How to be safe online? - Beware of crypto scams!

Recently Held Meetups

On June 4th, the long-awaited second-ever Cardano community event in Kyushu was held at Mika Studios, an event space in Fukuoka city. 13 members of the community were in attendance including Community Manager Andrew Charalambous. The event was conceived when Andrew visited Tokyo for the Blockchain Expo upon which he, along with other community members, decided that it would now be a fantastic time to begin holding regular community events in the Kyushu area given that event restrictions had now eased.

There was a fantastic mix of veteran community members and newcomers who had just discovered Cardano and its ecosystem, creating the perfect opportunity for Andrew to represent the Cardano Foundation and establish another bridge connecting the Foundation to the Japanese community.

Andrew spoke briefly on his role at the Cardano Foundation and his plans to help bolster community growth and support moving forward as well as listening to community members to find strategies to better bolster community efforts in Japan and Asia.

Upcoming Ecosystem (Internal/Public) Events:

Recently held Ambassador Calls

  • 4 May 2022 Open Meetup Organiser Call
  • 4 May 2022 Open Content Creator Call
  • 18 May 2022 Open Moderator Call
  • 18 May 2022 Open Translator Call
  • 19 May 2022 Monthly Ambassador Call May

Upcoming Ambassador Calls:

  • 15 June 2022 Open Content Creator Call

Cardano Blockchain insights

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Source: Ouroboros | Essential Cardano

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Thanks for sharing upcoming events…

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DB, I noticed Eric at IOHK never returned my emails after Consensus in Austin, Texas. Is Cardano or IOHK capable to help with a design for a platform requiring blockchain and AI? I need to build an MVP. Maybe you can suggest someone?

Alan Levy (alan.levy@ymail.com)
Citizen Legislator, Inc.